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Suspected serial killers who specialise in robbing, killing POS and Uber operators arrested in Ogun

Four members of a syndicate who specialised in robbing and killing POS and Uber operators have been arrested by detectives of the Ogun State Police Command.

The suspects, Kehinde Saliu Jelili aka Oluomo, Abiodun Akinola, Johnson Fakeye and Jamiu Akinola were all arrested following a report lodged at Onipanu Divisional Headquarters on the 18th of April 2021, by a POS attendant Aanu Salaudeen.

Aanu told the police that her boss,  a POS operator, Abiodun Odebunmi left his office at Aparadija the previous day, to meet a customer with a cash sum of four million naira to be used for POS transaction and had not been seen since then and all calls made to his line has not been going through.

According to her, they have earlier done a transaction of 1.5 million naira with the person who invited his boss the previous day, and that it was the same person, who called her boss to meet him at ojuore to do another POS transaction of 4million naira.

While commenting on the arrest, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who is the spokesperson of the State Police Command, said upon receiving the report, the policemen at Onipanu commenced investigation into the sudden disappearance of the man. He said their efforts paid off when the dead and burnt body of the victim was discovered in an uncompleted building at Arobieye area of Ota without the trace of his assailants.

Abimbola said the case was transferred to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department on the order of the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who mandated the homicide team to unravel the perpetrators of the dastardly act within the shortest possible period .

“The CSP Femi Olabode led homicide team, in compliance with the CP’s directive, embarked on technical and intelligence-based investigation, which led them to Otun Ekiti in Ekiti state where the suspect was discovered to be hibernating.

“On getting to Ekiti, the suspect got wind of the presence of the detectives and quickly escaped to Offa in Kwara state. With determination to apprehend him, the team continued trailing him and they later got information that he was in Benin Republic where he had gone to attend the court session of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, and that he will soon be coming to Nigeria.”

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